John abraham Biography

John Abraham FilmographyJohn Abraham has very enticing personality and is admired by many fans especially the females. He is certainly the hottest star in the Indian film industry.

 He took entry in the Indian entertainment industry as a handsome model and has come a long way to make a unique reputation for himself in the Bollywood.

John is often termed as pin-up boy and was selected as the 'Sexiest actor of Bollywood. He is considered a youth idol and girls are allured to him.   

John belongs to Mumbai and was born on 17th December 1972. His father is a Christian architect from Alwaye, Kerala, and his mother, Phiroza Irani, a Parsi from Mumbai. His Parsi name was Farhan, but his father changed it to ‘John’.  He has a younger brother, Alan.

John completed his basic education from Bombay Scottish School. He was brilliant student in school and was captain of the soccer team. He joined Jai Hind College to complete graduation in economics and then completed his Masters at Mumbai Educational Trust.

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He joined as a Media Planner at Enterprise-Nexus, an Ad agency in Mumbai. According to reports, one day a model did not turn up for shoot and John got the chance to fit his place. With this he started his career in modelling.  

John Abraham actually began his acting career when he was offered a role by the producer Pritish Nandy. Though the project was shelved after some shooting, it gave John the opportunity to hone his acting talents.   

John made his debut in Indian film industry with Jism, released in 2003 for which he got huge appreciation. After that the talented star appeared in films such as Saaya’ (2003), ‘Aetbar’ (2004) and ‘Paap’ (2004) but these films did not do well.

John gained huge fame in ‘Dhoom’ (2004), which was a runaway success and his villainous role of ‘Kabir was highly praised. Other films of John like; Kaa’, Viruddh, Water and Garam Masala were average. In ‘Garam Masala,’ John played a comic role and was praised by the audiences. In ‘Water,’ he gained critical appreciation.  

In 2006, John Abraham appeared in "Rockstars Concert", along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

In acting career, John gave many super hit movies such as; ‘Dhoom’, 'Jism', 'Dostana' ‘New York’.  The success of these movies gave him huge popularity and he has become well established star in Indian Cinema.

In August 2013, John Abraham was seen as an actor-producer in the movie “Madras Cafe.” His is role as an undercover officer was much appreciated, though the film courted controversies.

John has been honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood. In his personal life, John had a long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu but recently they had a break-up. John is fond of bikes and he loves to ride them.

John abraham Latest News

Tarun Mansukhani starts writing his next film

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Director Tarun Mansukhani has started writing his next, but has not revealed the genre of the film. View More..

Shoojit Sircar has 'no clue' about film with SRK

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   4:48 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar says that he is tied up with Varun Dhawan-starrer "October" and that reports about him planning to collaborate with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on a film are wrong. View More..

Looking good all the time can be tedious for artists: John Abraham

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   6:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham says that looking good all the time is not an easy job for an artist and hence he makes sure that he follows his skin care ritual religiously. View More..

People must realise movies are fictional, not real: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jul 31,2017   5:58 pm
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is actively involved in spreading awareness about social issues in India, says people need to realise that films are fictional and not real, and realise where to draw the line when it comes to imbibing some facts. View More..

'Drive' to release on Holi 2018

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   5:38 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez's upcoming film "Drive" has been locked for release on March 2, next year, which happens to be Holi, the festival of colours. View More..

'Parmanu' is based on true story: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham, who is coming up with a film "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran", says that it's entertaining but based on a true story. View More..

'Beauty conscious' Indian men boost skincare market (Feature)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   1:25 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Whether it is workplace competition, a growing urge to appear well groomed, or increased visibility of metrosexual men in pop culture, a melange of social and cultural factors are driving Indian men to break stereotypes and opt for skincare products -- giving, in the process, a boost to the skin care market, say experts. View More..

NorthEast United launch residential youth football academy

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   7:14 pm
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Wednesday took an initiative to nurture football talent across the eight states of the north-east region by launching its own residential youth academy. View More..

NorthEast United appoints Joao de Deus as head coach

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   8:28 pm
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Monday announced the signing of Portuguese coach Joao Carlos Pires de Deus for the 2017-18 Indian Super League (ISL) season. View More..

Diana Penty 'excited' about her military look in 'Parmanu'

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   11:58 am
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After portraying a simple Meera in "Cocktail" and a fun Happy in "Happy Bhaag Jayegi", actress Diana Penty is now excited to play a military officer in the upcoming film "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran". View More..

John Abraham shares first look of 'Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran'

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   12:08 pm
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham on Thursday shared the first look of his upcoming production venture titled "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran". View More..

Sachin-Jigar rope in Sawan Khan Mangniyar for 'Parmanu'

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   12:16 pm
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood composers Sachin-Jigar have roped in Rajasthani sufi singer Sawan Khan Mangniyar for the upcoming film "Parmanu", starring John Abraham. View More..

Haven't approached anyone yet: Anees Bazmee on new film

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   12:04 pm
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Director Anees Bazmee says speculation around who has been cast in his next film after "Mubarakan" are in vain as the makers are still in the scripting phase. View More..

Sonam 'never replied' to Big B (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:20 pm
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be unhappy with Sonam Kapoor as he says he didnt get any reply from the actress when he wished on her birthday. View More..

John wishes luck to Akshay for 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'

    Updated On : Jun 11,2017   3:34 pm
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Actor John Abraham? has wished luck to National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar for his forthcoming film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha". View More..

Priyanka Chopra's Sikkimese film in post-production phase

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   12:26 pm
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Paakhi A. Tyrewala, director of Priyanka Chopra's Sikkimese film production "Pahuna", says the shoot of the project is complete and the movie is in post-production stage. View More..

John Abraham starts shooting for 'Parmanu'

    Updated On : May 31,2017   4:42 pm
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Actor John Abraham has started shooting for his upcoming production "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran", based on the successful nuclear tests conducted in Pokhran, Rajasthan in 1998. View More..

Tiger Shroff's mantras for good health, skin

    Updated On : May 27,2017   1:50 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff, who has been chosen to play the lead role in the Bollywood remake of "Rambo", follows three mantras to maintain his fit frame and glowing skin. View More..

Aftab wants lessons on character building in educational institutions (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : May 08,2017   7:34 pm
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actor Aftab Shivdasani wants educational institutions to host sessions on character building. View More..

Working on 'Housefull 4', says Sajid Khan

    Updated On : Apr 30,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Sajid Khan's comedy film "Housefull" completed seven years of its release on Sunday, and the filmmaker says he is working on the fourth instalment of the franchise. View More..